Gigi Scaria, born in 1973, completed his art education in Painting from College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala and post-graduation in Painting from Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi.
Gigi Scaria’s creative repertoire includes painting, photography, installation, sculpture and video. Since 2000, Gigi has been actively engaged in his art practice and exhibiting nationally and internationally and he also has been part of prestigious residencies. Some of his solo exhibitions have been held at India, Germany, America, Hungary, the Republic of Korea and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
In 2002, Scaria was awarded an Inlaks Scholarship and was artist-in-residence at UNIDEE, Cittadellarte – Pistoletto Foundation, Biella, Italy. Some of his important video works which are over thirty-five video working including: *A Day with Sohail and Maryan*, 2004; *Home: in/out* (2005); *Raise your hands those who have touched him*, 2007, *All about the other side*, 2008 and *Raise your hands those who have spoken to him*, 2010.
Some of his significant solo exhibitions are *Absence of an Architect*, Palette Art Gallery, 2007; *Difficult to imagine, east to construct*, Art Asia, Miami, 2008 ; *Site under construction* (Videospace Budapest, 2008); *Triviality of everyday existence* at The National Art Studio, Changdong, Republic of Korea, 2008; *Amusement Park* at Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai, 2009; *Dust*, Ian Potter Museum, Melbourne, Australia, 2013; *The Ark*, Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai, 2015; *Time*, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St Louis, USA, 2016; *All about this side*, Aicon Gallery, New York, 2017; *Ecce Homo*, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2018.
Some of his groups exhibition includes West Heavens exhibition titled *Place·Time·Play: India-China Contemporary Art*, Shanghai, 2010; *Everyone agrees: it’s about to explode*, 54th Venice Biennale, curated by Ranjit Hoskote, Venice, 2011; 3rd Singapore Biennale, Singapore, 2011; *Crossroads: India escalate*, Prague Biennale, Prague, 2011; *The Needle on the gauge: the Testimonial image in the work of seven Indian artists*, curated by Ranjit Hoskote, OzAsia Festival, Adelaide, Australia, 2012; *Critical Mass*, curated by Tami Katz-Freiman and Rotem Ruff, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel, 2012; *Sub-Tropical Heat: New Art from South Asia*, Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Zealand, 2012; *Whorled Explorations*, curated by Jitish Kallat, Kochi Muziris Biennale, 2014; Laumeier Sculpture Park, St Louis, USA, 2016; *Iconic Interruptions*, Frederic Jameson Gallery, Duke University, USA, 2017.
Some of the important projects are Sculptural installation at Norway Residency, Norway, 2016; Sculpture installation, *Source of a river in descending order*, 2016; Sculptural installation, *Who Directs Whom?* New Delhi, 2015/2016; *Postcards: Greetings form History*, New Delhi, 2013; An installation project at Smart Museum Chicago and *City Unclaimed*, an art installation at Smart Museum Project, Chicago, 2012; *Elevator from the subcontinent*, New Delhi, 2011; *Fountain of Purification*, The Yamuna-Elbe, Public Art & Outreach Project, New Delhi, 2011.
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